absent bulbourethral gland Gene Set

Dataset MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description absence of any of the small paired racemose (compound tubulo-alveolar) glands below the apex of the prostate in males, located posterolateral to the membranous portion of the urethra at the base of the penis, between the two layers of the fascia of the urogenital diaphragm, in the deep perineal pouch, and enclosed by transverse fibers of the sphincter urethrae membranaceae muscle; they secrete a clear fluid known as pre-ejaculate (Cowper's fluid), and are homologous to the greater vestibular (Bartholin's) glands in the female (Mammalian Phenotype Ontology, MP_0002770)
External Link http://www.informatics.jax.org/searches/Phat.cgi?id=MP:0002770
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4 gene mutations causing the absent bulbourethral gland phenotype in transgenic mice from the MPO Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
CYP11A1 cytochrome P450, family 11, subfamily A, polypeptide 1
FGF10 fibroblast growth factor 10
LHCGR luteinizing hormone/choriogonadotropin receptor
NOG noggin